WWE Spokesperson Says “Appropriate Action” Has Been Taken Following A.W.’s Kobe Bryant Joke on Raw

Nick Paglino

WWE RawTMZ.com is reporting that WWE has issued an apology for A.W.'s Kobe Bryant joke which was made on Raw tonight, and that "appropriate action" has been taken following the incident. Below is an excerpt from the TMZ report:

WWE has issued an full apology after an on-air personality joked that one of the wrestlers was "like Kobe Bryant at a hotel room in Colorado … he's unstoppable."

The comment is an obvious reference to Kobe's 2003 sexual assault case — when he was accused of raping a woman in his hotel room in Eagle, Colorado. The accuser eventually reached a settlement with Kobe and dropped her case.

A rep for the WWE has issued a statement to TMZ … telling us, "A.W. made an inappropriate comment and WWE immediately apologized."

The rep adds, "WWE has taken appropriate action in the matter."  It's unclear what kind of "action" the org. has decided to take.

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